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Animals Asia Full Time Vet Job CHINA - 220,516SB2

LOCATION: China

TYPE OF WORK: Bear Rescue Centre

HOURS: Full Time

AFTER HOURS: None

SALARY: See below

JOB NO: 220,516SB2

***Please contact Animals Asia directly if you are interested in this position.***

How to apply:

Interested parties, please forward PDF copies of your cover letter (stating the applied position) and CV to: hrhkg@animalsasia.org or click this link https://animalsasia.bamboohr.com/careers/74 to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

For more information on our work, please visit our website at www.animalsasia.org

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Associate Veterinarian Surgeon

Chengdu Bear Rescue Centre, China

Join the family … be part of the end game

Do you enjoy a challenge? Are you dedicated to animal welfare? Are you a qualified veterinary surgeon, and do you have a degree in veterinary medicine?

This is an outstanding opportunity for motivated individuals pursuing a career in wildlife care and welfare. The Associate Veterinarian will work as part of a highly skilled veterinary team to ensure the care of predominantly Asiatic black bears (moon bears) and domestic cats, dogs and other small animals at our rescue centre or in the local area. Appointment is full-time (40 hours/week), five days a week (Mon-Fri), with additional overtime and on-call work depending on animal caseload.

You will be based at our Chengdu Bear Rescue Centre in China. You are flexible and enjoy the challenge of working remotely and embracing new cultures. You are highly motivated, experienced and empathetic. You should be comfortable with both clinical and non-clinical work and passionate about animal welfare and people.

There is a high degree of autonomy in this position, and while you will work closely with other team members (one other Associate Veterinarian and three Veterinary Nurses), you will have distinct areas of responsibility. You will contribute to the constantly evolving field of bear medicine and management and will be expected to have a high degree of theoretical, clinical and surgical skills.

This is an incredible opportunity to join a dedicated, high-functioning and cohesive team which is Kindness in Action.

Requirements:

– Veterinary degree.

– At least three years of work experience as a clinical veterinarian and some experience at a large mixed species veterinary practice, zoological facility, specialist referral centre, or similar working environment.

– Ability to perform routine desexing surgeries on cats and dogs.

– Able and comfortable to lead emergency surgeries, including of the acute abdomen (hepatic, gastric and intestinal surgeries) in one or more veterinary species.

– Excellent clinical and organizational skills, an aptitude for problem-solving medicine and self-directed learning.

– Strong people management and leadership skills and the ability to motivate and inspire staff.

– Ability to teach students, interns and nursing staff through staff training and development.

– Good teamwork skills, able to communicate veterinary terminology to laymen at the sanctuary and throughout the organization.

– Good organizational skills to maintain medical records to a high standard.

– Must be able to communicate effectively in English (Mandarin speaking skills not necessary).

– Ability to live at the sanctuary and work closely with a team comprising of foreign and local staff.

– Suitable candidates must be able to commit for a minimum of 2 years.

Appointment is full-time, five (5) days a week, with some on-call weekend work.

The following items are included in your full-time contract

– On-site accommodation

– Relocation assistance

– Emergency medical insurance

– Paid holidays

– Access to Telus, health and wellbeing platform

How to apply:

Interested parties, please forward PDF copies of your cover letter (stating the applied position) and CV to: hrhkg@animalsasia.org or click this link https://animalsasia.bamboohr.com/careers/74 to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

For more information on our work, please visit our website at www.animalsasia.org

Personal data collected will be treated in strict confidence and used solely for recruitment purposes.

Animals Asia values candidates with different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We welcome applicants of every ethnicity, age, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, socioeconomic status, disability, or veteran status. We are committed to building an organization that creates an inclusive environment for all.

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For more information, please contact:

Denise Pernich
Recruitment Consultant